Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and former independent political consultant on conflict, conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. In March 2013 he established nsnbc as a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

FSA and Turkish Army units headed toward Jarablus on Wednesday.
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Erdogan’s Anti-ISIL Invasion of Syria a Dog and Pony Show

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Turkish military invasion of Syria in cooperation with the so-called Free Syrian Army turned out to be a dog and pony show. Sources on the ground report that ISIL largely withdrew More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Impotent Arab League “Condemns” Israel’s Shelling of Gaza

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Arab League, on Tuesday, condemned the recent shelling of Palestine’s Gaza Strip, damage to Palestinian property and Israel’s arrogance. However, gone are the days where More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

US & Ukraine Launch Open Skies Flights Over Russia – But The Clouded Historical Horizon

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States, along with observers from Ukraine, will resume observation flights over Russian territory under the Treaty on Open Skies on Monday. The flights may help prevent another More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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Why Would Pyongyang Denounce US – South Korean Military Drills as Outrageous Provocation?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) denounced the upcoming joint US – South Korean “Ulchi Freedom Guardian” military drills as outrageous and undisguised More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, August 21st, 2016

Former Gitmo Guard Meets Former Inmate Mozzam Begg – The Background Story

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Mozzam Begg, a British – Pakistani citizen who was detained at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, met one of his guards, Albert Melise, in London. A closer look at the “chance More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Captive Ex-Congressman Denounces Government’s Promise of Peace Talks with ELN as Dishonest

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The government laid a trap for the people when it said it was ready to initiate peace talks with the ELN and then signaled that additional conditions were required that were not part of More...

Elazig police station, Turkey.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Turkey Pledges Fierce Response to Alleged PKK Bombings

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim promised a fierce response to the bombings of two police stations that killed 12 and injured at least 226 others. The bombings were allegedly carried More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Turkey Desperately Suggests Syria “Peace Plan” but “Assad Will Go”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Caught between both U.S. and Russian regional interests Turkey’s Prime Minister desperately suggests a Syria peace proposal that keeps the Kurdish question out of the equation. More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Ankara Blasts Swedish Foreign Minister For Truth About Turkey’s “Age of Consent”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Sweden’s Charge d’ Affaires over Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström’s criticism of the Turkish Supreme Court’s removal More...

Courtesy UNSC, Photo by UN Photo, Manuel Elias
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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Security Council Adopts Unlawful Resolution on South Sudan

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The UN Security Council adopted a resolution, authorizing a 4,000-strong regional protection force within the UNMISS mission in South Sudan. The resolution was “adopted” despite More...